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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces in Arkansas, April 20, 1864. (search)
ml. B. Maxey. Gano's Brigade, Col. Charles De Morse: 29th Tex., Maj. J. A. Carroll; 30th Tex., Lieut.-Col. N. W. Battle; 31st Tex., Maj. M. Looscan; Welch's Co., Lieut. Frank M. Gano; Tex. Battery, Capt. W. B. Krumbhaar. Choctaw Brigade, Col. Tandy Walker: 1st Regiment, Lieut.-Col. James Riley; 2d Regiment, Col. Simpson W. Folsom. Walker's division, Maj.-Gen. John G. Walker. Brigade Commanders: Brig.-Gens. T . N. Waul, W. R. Scurry, and Col. Horace Randal. Arkansas division, Brig.-GWalker's division, Maj.-Gen. John G. Walker. Brigade Commanders: Brig.-Gens. T . N. Waul, W. R. Scurry, and Col. Horace Randal. Arkansas division, Brig.-Gen. Thomas J. Churchill. Tappan's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. J. C. Tappan: 24th and 30th Ark., Lieut.-Col. W. R. Hardy; 27th and 38th Ark., Col. R. G. Shaver; 33d Ark., Col. H. L. Grinsted. Hawthorn's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. A. T. Hawthorn: . . . Gause's Brigade, Col. L. C. Gause: 26th Ark., Lieut.-Col. Iverson L. Brooks; 32d Ark., Lieut.-Col. William Hicks; 36th Ark., Col. J. M. Davie. Missouri division, Brig.-Gen. M. M. Parsons. First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. John B. Clark, Jr.: 8th Mo., Col. Charles S
strength and meaning of which were not yet developed. In order to do this, he posted Reid's battery on the bluff opposite the mouth of Skegg's branch and ordered Walker's regiment to support it. He then placed Dockery's and Gratiot's regiments further north, along the bluff which forms the eastern bank of Wilson's creek, from Sklion of regulars to the further support of Totten. Up to this time (10 o'clock) the infantry of Pearce's brigade—three fine regiments, Gratiot's, Dockery's and Walker's—more than ,700 strong, had not fired a shot, nor had Graves' Missouri regiment, about 300 strong, that ought to have followed Weightman into battle. There theyied, and they were seen at 12 m. fast retreating among the hills in the distance. Thus ended the battle. General Pearce, with his Arkansas brigade (Gratiot's, Walker's and Dockery's regiments of infantry), came gallantly to the rescue when sent for, leading his men into the thickest of the fight. He contributed much to the su
ry, under Captains Bledsoe and Howell, held its position from the beginning of the conflict. Alexander's and Hawpe's Texas cavalry and Bryan's Cherokee regiment (dismounted) received them behind stone walls and stopped their advance. When Col. Tandy Walker's Choctaws and Chickasaws charged them, mounted, with a war-whoop, and Shelby's Missouri and Stevens' Texas regiments flanked them, the enemy was put to flight. But they reformed, after a retreat of several miles, and advanced their infant in the opinion of the Chickasaws. He was commended in similar terms of confidence by leading men and military officers of the Creeks, Seminoles, Cherokees and Choctaws, and by resolutions of the Chickasaw legislature and Choctaw council. Col. Tandy Walker wrote at great length in praise of General Cooper, concluding, This is the general, above all others, we desire to be placed in command of the department of the Indian Territory. I also sent an order to Colonel-Burbridge, commanding a Misso
herokee, Col. Stand Watie; Second Cherokee, Col. W. P. Adair; First Choctaw and Chickasaw, Col. Tandy Walker; First Creek, Col. D. N. McIntosh; Second Creek, Col. Chilly McIntosh; First Chickasaw batenemy, and keep in his front until he should be compelled to fall back upon Bayou Meto. Brigadier-General Walker's division—brigades of Carter and Dobbin—remained in the vicinity of Helena to check thwas ordered (August 2d) across that stream. When the enemy crossed White river, the commands of Walker and Marmaduke, united, were kept at the front. Tappan's brigade, which had been detached from Pstream, across the second prairie, he was confronted by the Confederate cavalry of Marmaduke and Walker. The action which followed is described by General Marmaduke in the following official reportceived orders from Major-General Price to march my brigade to Brownsville and report to Brigadier-General Walker. Brig.-Gen. L. Marsh Walker, a West Point graduate and officer of the old army, havi
ig.-Gen. Samuel B. Maxey from Indian Territory, with his division—Gano's Texas brigade and Col. Tandy Walker's Indian brigade. If a column of the enemy had moved southwesterly from Little Rock andamp, moving in detachments against his front and flanks. The cavalry under Price (reinforced by Walker's Indians, about 1,000 strong) closed up his rear as he withdrew his column, and engaged him wit being now in full retreat, determined to reinforce Price with the infantry, and Churchill's and Walker's commands were ordered into Arkansas. On April 17th the general commanding made his headquarteompany, Lieut. Frank M. Gano; Texas battery, Capt. W. B. Krumbhaar. Second Indian brigade, Col. Tandy Walker —First regiment, Lieut.-Col. James Riley; Second regiment, Col. Simpson W. Folsom. WalkWalker's division, Arrived after Gen. E. K. Smith reached the field. General Price assumed command of Arkansas and Missouri divisions, April 26th. Maj.-Gen. John G. Walker: Texas brigades of Brig.-Ge
e on Arkansas, on the 16th of April, he halted Walker at his camp, 19 miles from Minden, to be throwevacuation of Camden by Steele on the 27th. Walker's division was now ordered forward, of which Geir ammunition, were forced to retire. Major-General Walker's division had now reached the field. rsons' brigade; Generals Scurry and Randal, of Walker's division; and Colonel Watson, Eighteenth Texon: Marmaduke's brigade, 7 killed, 43 wounded. Walker's division, no report. The loss of the Fedee infantry divisions of Churchill, Parsons and Walker were marched by the most direct route to Louiston's cavalry command might be substituted for Walker's infantry division. General Beauregard wrote sion, Wharton's division. Third corps, Major-General Walker commanding—--Hebert's division, Draytonn Jumper. Second Indian cavalry brigade, Col. Tandy Walker—First Chickasaw regiment, Lieut.-Col. Le10,885; Third army corps, Texans, under Major-General Walker, 8,251; Cooper's cavalry corps, Indians[1 more...]<
dent Southerner. He came to the State from near Huntsville, Ala, and was originally from Maryland. Company A was commanded by Captain Carroll; B, by Captain Lews; C, by Captain Armstrong; D, by Captain Perkins; F, by Captain McKissick; G, by Captain Walker; H, by Captain Parks; I, by Captain Withers. Upon orders of the military board transferring the State troops to the Confederate service, it was mustered out September 19, 1861, its members entering new organization The Fifth regiment, Stay Col. Tom P. Dockery, of Lamartine, Magnolia county. Its captains were Whallings, Dismukes, Lawrence, Dowd and Titsworth. Being disbanded September, 1861, its members entered other organizations, most of them into Colonel Dawson's regiment. Walker's State regiment, under Gen, N. B. Pearce, was organized by Judge David Walker, known as Little Dave to distinguish him from his uncle, Judge David Walker, who was twice associate justice of the Supreme court and president of the Secession conven
that about 300 of his regiment and a few of the Eleventh were with him. Nearly all of Smith's regiment was surrendered with Mackall on the 8th. After Shiloh, Halleck besieged Corinth, and the Confederates evacuated that strategic point and fell back to Tupelo, where Beauregard, as commander, gave way to Bragg. In the organization at Tupelo, June 30th, the Thirteenth Arkansas remained in A. P. Stewart's brigade, assigned to Polk's corps; the First Arkansas in its former brigade, under General Walker, Samuel Jones' corps; and Hardee's corps included Col. St. J. R. Liddell's brigade—Second, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth Arkansas regiments, pioneer company and Roberts' battery; General Cleburne's brigade—Fifteenth Arkansas; and Brig.-Gen. J. S. Marmaduke's brigade—Third Confederate, with three Tennessee regiments and Swett's battery. McCown's division included McCray's regiment in Brig.-Gen. W. L. Cabell's brigade; the Fourth infantry, First Riflemen dismounted (Colonel Harper), Secon<
the advance of the enemy. During the battle he was assigned to command of cavalry on the right. Covering the right of Walker's Texas infantry, Bee's cavalry finally mingled with the infantry, engaged the fresh troops of the Federal Thirteenth corctive fire. In a few minutes the increased and rapid discharge of small arms satisfied me that the other two brigades of Walker's division were approaching and warmly engaging the enemy's left. Forming upon my right in the woods we immediately prep. The latter, brought by Maxey from Indian Territory, was composed of Gano's Texas brigade, under Col. Charles De Morse; Walker's Choctaw brigade, under Col. Tandy Walker; and Capt. W. B. Krumbhaar's battery. General Maxey was in command on the fieCol. Tandy Walker; and Capt. W. B. Krumbhaar's battery. General Maxey was in command on the field. The Texans and their comrades were victorious. To the indomitable energy of Captain Krumbhaar in carrying his battery over ground almost impassable and the subsequent working of his battery, said General Maxey, much of the success of his divis